Nicholas Solter

Nicholas Solter
Author and Software Developer, OpenSolaris / Sun Microsystems


Nicholas Solter is the lead author of OpenSolaris Bible (Wiley, 2009), a 1000-page reference and tutorial on OpenSolaris.

Nicholas has worked at Sun Microsystems for more than eight years in the areas of high availability and distributed systems. In his work on the Solaris Cluster product, he has implemented clustering support for core Solaris features such as Zones and SMF. He was the technical lead in open sourcing the Solaris Cluster product and is currently leading the effort to run Solaris Cluster on the OpenSolaris distribution.

In addition to his work at Sun, Nicholas has experience in the computer game industry at Digital Media International and Electronic Arts. He is also the lead author of Professional C++ (Wrox, 2005) and has taught C++ at the college level.

Nicholas studied computer science at Stanford University, where he earned bachelor of science (with distinction) and master of science degrees, with a concentration in systems.


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Nicholas Solter (OpenSolaris / Sun Microsystems), David Miner (Sun Microsystems)
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Join the authors of “OpenSolaris Bible” for a tutorial in becoming an OpenSolaris power user. Learn about ZFS, DTrace, FMA, SMF, and more. Read more.
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